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Old March 2nd, 2010   #10
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Originally Posted by ericthegeek View Post
"Enormous" is relative. I've seen RDM devices with everything from 192 bytes of RAM to 128 MiBytes.

Hundreds of messages in the queue might be impractical for many of the older 8-bit microcontrollers with a few hundred bytes of memory. But with 16 KiBytes or more available in many microcontrollers that sell for under $5/US, it's quite possible even in a relatively low end device.

True but we are not designing new hardware here we are issuing new software for existing products.

Even the fairly new microchip PICs with 16 bit core have 2048 bytes of RAM. Some have 4k RAM.

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